Lake Como Weather - Best time to visit Lake Como

Weather in Lake Como

Holidays in Lake Como take you to the idyllic side of Italy where you’ll find charming lakeside towns, grand villas and verdant gardens to enjoy. Soak up some lakeside bliss whether you’re travelling as a couple, a multigenerational family or a group of friends.

Lake Como weather by month

Lake Como typically experiences a mild and temperate climate with weather varying through the seasons. Here’s our month-by-month guide to the average weather and climate in Lake Como.

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Frequently asked questions

Best time to visit Lake Como?

The best time to visit depends on what you want to get out of your holiday in Lake Como. If you’re looking to see the sights, then be sure to visit during spring or early autumn. The temperatures are mild and usually pleasant, making it the ideal time for sightseeing, outdoor activities and soaking up the beauty of the lake. 

What is the weather in Lake Como in May?

In May, Lake Como experiences warm and pleasant weather, with average temperatures ranging from 8-18°C during the day. May typically sees less rainfall and the landscape is in full bloom.

Best time for sightseeing in Lake Como?

The best time for sightseeing in Lake Como is during late spring (May) and the early autumn (September to October) months when the weather is comfortable. This allows for a more enjoyable experience exploring the charming lakeside towns, villas and gardens without the crowds.

Best time for beaches in Lake Como?

The best time for enjoying the beaches around Lake Como is during the summer months, particularly from June to August, when the weather is warmer and sunny. 

Is Lake Como hot all year round?

While Lake Como experiences different seasons, it doesn’t typically get extremely hot or extremely cold. The moderating effect of the lake keeps temperatures relatively mild throughout the year.

Is Lake Como’s weather good for walking tours?

Yes, Lake Como’s weather is perfect for walking tours, especially during the spring and autumn months when temperatures are a little milder and more comfortable. 

Does it rain in Lake Como?

Lake Como can experience rainfall throughout the year, particularly in the spring and autumn months. However, it’s not usually excessive and passes quickly. 

Things to do in Lake Como if it’s raining?

If it's raining in Lake Como, there are still plenty of indoor activities to enjoy, such as visiting museums, art galleries, historic villas and churches. You can also enjoy a leisurely meal at a local restaurant, or relax with a spa day at one of the area’s luxury resorts. 

Best time for quieter holidays in Lake Como?

For a quieter holiday experience, consider visiting Lake Como during the shoulder seasons of late spring (May) or early autumn (September to October) where there will be fewer tourists, allowing you to enjoy a more serene experience exploring the lake and its surroundings. 

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Feel like a Citalian

Take a look at our hotels in Lake Como below and start planning your holiday to Italy today, andiamo!

Hotel Du Lac, Bellagio
  • Situated in the centre of Bellagio opposite the main boat landing stage
  • Panoramic roof terrace with sunbeds and beautiful views of Lake Como
Hotel Belvedere, Bellagio
  • Stylish restaurant serving delicious good quality cuisine with stunning views
  • 15 minute downhill walk to centre of Bellagio
Primavera 2017 in Albergo Lenno, Como
Albergo Lenno, Lenno
  • Family-run hotel located in peaceful town of Lenno
  • Restaurant with picturesque views of Lake Como
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